Lorient faced off against Auxerre in Match Day 25 of Ligue 1, with Auxerre coming out on top with a score of 0:1. R._Raveloson from Auxerre sealed the win for his team by scoring the only goal of the match at 58 minutes. This was a crucial victory for Auxerre as it helped them move up in the standings and closer to their season goals.
Vito Mannone (rating 6.3)
Andrei Radu (rating 7.2)
T. Le Bris (B. Dieng, 60)
L. Sinayoko (S. Dembele, 67)
During the match between Lorient and Auxerre, Lorient had a clear advantage in ball possession with 61% of the time. They made 14 shots on target, with three of them finding the net. Romain Faivre was their most active player in terms of number of shots. Auxerre had 9 shots on target, only one finding its way to goal. Rayan Raveloson was their best player when it came to hits on goal. In the end, Lorient took home a well-deserved victory due to their superior ball control and offensive efforts.
Bamo Meïté of Lorient had an impressive 92% pass accuracy, completing a total of 76 passes. Rayan Raveloson from Auxerre completed 48 passes with 83% accuracy. Laurent Abergel also from Lorient made 1 key pass, and Gaëtan Perrin of Auxerre completed 3 key passes. All four players had outstanding performances on the field.
Lorient and Auxerre have been competing for the lead in interceptions this season. Lorient is currently leading with 9 interceptions, with Bamo Meïté at the top of their team with 3. Auxerre follows closely behind with 11, where Akim Zedadka has made the most at 2. Lorient then comes in third place with 5 interceptions, led by Montassar Talbi who has 3 to his name. Auxerre then follows up again in fourth place also having 5 interceptions, led by Jubal who has 2. Both teams are showing good form when it comes to defending and look set to challenge each other for this title until the very end of the season.
Igor Silva and Han-Noah Massengo have proven themselves to be the leaders of their respective teams, Lorient and Auxerre, in terms of face-to-face duels for the ball. Igor Silva has won 11 such duels, while Han-Noah Massengo has won 9. This puts them both at the top of their respective teams in this regard. It is clear that both players are willing to go the extra mile to win possession of the ball and contribute to their team’s success.
- A. Meite (Lorient) at 56 minute
- L. Abergel (Lorient) at 77 minute
- B. Toure (Auxerre) at 32 minute
- S. Dembele (Auxerre) at 66 minute
- H. Massengo (Auxerre) at 77 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Lorient – LWLDL
- Auxerre – WWDDL
Top 5 Ligue 1 scorers:
- Jonathan David (15, Lille)
- K. Mbappe (15, Paris Saint Germain)
- Folarin Balogun (15, Reims)
- Alexandre Lacazette (14, Lyon)
- Wissam Ben Yedder (14, Monaco)
- Lorient will play with Lyon. March 05 at 16:05 (UTC), on Groupama Stadium.
- Auxerre will play with Nice. March 03 at 20:00 (UTC), on Allianz Riviera.